vtysh - a integrated shell for Quagga routing software


   vtysh [ -b ]
   vtysh [ -E ] [ -d daemon ] ] [ -c command ]


   vtysh is a integrated shell for Quagga routing engine.


   Options available for the vtysh command:

   -b, --boot
          Execute  boot  startup  configuration.  It  makes  sense only if
          integrated config file is in use (not default  in  Quagga).  See
          Info file Quagga for more info.

   -c, --command command
          Specify command to be executed under batch mode. It behaves like
          -c option in any other shell - command  is  executed  and  vtysh

          It's  useful  for gathering info from Quagga routing software or
          reconfiguring daemons from inside shell scripts, etc.  Note that
          multiple  commands  may  be  executed  by using more than one -c
          option and/or embedding linefeed characters inside  the  command

   -d, --daemon daemon_name
          Specify  which daemon to connect to.  By default, vtysh attempts
          to connect to all Quagga daemons running on  the  system.   With
          this  flag,  one  can  specify  a  single  daemon  to connect to
          instead.  For example, specifying '-d ospfd' will  connect  only
          to  ospfd.   This can be particularly useful inside scripts with
          -c where the command is targeted for a single daemon.

   -e, --execute command
          Alias for -c.  It's  here  only  for  compatibility  with  Zebra
          routing software and older Quagga versions. This will be removed
          in future.

   -E, --echo
          When the -c option is being  used,  this  flag  will  cause  the
          standard  vtysh  prompt  and  command  to  be  echoed  prior  to
          displaying the results.  This is particularly useful to separate
          the results when executing multiple commands.

   -h, --help
          Display a usage message on standard output and exit.


          This should be the name of the pager to use. Default is more.


          The default location of the vtysh config file.

          The  default  location  of  the integrated Quagga routing engine
          config file if integrated config file is in use (not default).

          Location of history of commands entered via cli


   This man page is intended to be a  quick  reference  for  command  line
   options. The definitive document is the Info file Quagga.


   bgpd(8), ripd(8), ripngd(8), ospfd(8), ospf6d(8), isisd(8), zebra(8)


   vtysh eats bugs for breakfast. If you have food for the maintainers try


   See http://www.zebra.org and http://www.quagga.net or the Info file for
   an accurate list of authors.


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